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How to Raise a Genius: Lessons from a 45-Year Study of Supersmart Children

On a summer day in 1968, professor Julian Stanley met a brilliant but bored 12-year-old named Joseph Bates. The Baltimore student was so far ahead of …

Education

The most gorgeous Canadian islands you need to visit

Whenever you run out of ideas for your next traveling destination, have in mind that Canada is always a good idea. This lovely country in <b>North …

Canada

Passport Index Tells You Every Country You Can Visit Without a Visa

It just got a lot easier to navigate the labyrinth of visa regulations.<p>You've finally booked that multi-stop trip around the world, have all your travel gear ready to go, and a step-by-step itinerary sketched out—then you panic. "Can I get into Cambodia without a visa?" "Is my Australian travel …

Regulation

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New Discovery From the Molecular Machinery for Depression and Addiction

<i>Summary: New discovery could provide new opportunities for the treatment of depression and addiction.</i><p>Source: Aarhus University.<p><b>When nerve cells have</b> …

Neuroscience

7 apps that’ll kickstart your meditation practice—for good

Meditation is simple, right? In theory, at least, it requires nothing more than functioning lungs—but as anyone who’s tried it can attest, focusing …

31 Quotes From Pema Chödrön To Find Happiness In Your Life

Pema Chödrön born on July 14, 1936, is an American-born nun. In her name, “Pema” means “lotus flower” and “Chödrön” means “light of truth.” She has …

Meditation

Police issue warning over 'Lego' ecstasy pills after two women fall unconscious in Manchester

Two women have fallen ill after taking a type of ecstasy known as “Lego”, sparking new warnings from police.<p>The party drug was sold in the shape of a …

Into the Mind of a Psychopath

Robert Hare steps out of the sunlight and into a West Vancouver pub. “Let me see your eyes,” says the 82-year old, piercing me with a cautious gaze …

Psychology

The 10 Best Travel Documentaries On Netflix That Will Motivate You To Hit The Road

<b>Last Updated: March 9th</b><p>Sometimes you need a nudge to get out that door and hit the road. Other times you need a full on shove. Below you’ll find a round-up the best travel documentaries on Netflix. Read, then watch to discover faraway places and the mad few who wander to the edges of the map in …

19 Quebec Hikes You Need To Do This Summer

Damn, Quebec.

Hiking

Seen That Before: What Causes Déjà Vu?

<b>Glitches in the brain or a glimpse into the future?</b><p>You walk into a room and suddenly your brain goes fuzzy with an overwhelming wave of …

Neuroscience

Kerry makes 'gut-wrenching' visit to Hiroshima memorial

An emotional<p>John Kerrysaid Monday that Hiroshima's horrible history should teach humanity to avoid conflict and strive to eradicate nuclear weapons as he became the first U.S. secretary of State to tread upon the ground of the world's first atomic bombing.<p>Kerry's visit to the Japanese city included …

Hiroshima

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a trip in the name of science, have given researchers an unprecedented insight into the neural basis for effects produced by one of …

Consciousness

Is The Mind's Approach More Like A Scientist Or A Trial Lawyer?

Consider two very different views about the human mind.<p>In the first view, people are like scientists. They go about the world gathering data, constructing theories and using those theories to guide their interactions with the world. As new evidence comes in, they revise their beliefs accordingly.<p>In …

Psychology

Why we’re living in an era of neuroscience hype

Do you want to be more successful? Happier? More intelligent? Don’t despair. The answer, we’re told, is right in front of your nose—or rather, right …

A Luxury Experience You Just Can't Miss At London's Corinthia Hotel

It’s easy to be overwhelmed about where to stay in London. The city has over 120,000 hotels that boast of everything from views of the Thames River to afternoon tea that rivals a royal affair. So, when I found myself at Corinthia Hotel in a jaw-dropping suite, shielded from a gloomy London day, I …

Hospitality

Five underrated countries you need to visit

From a medieval African trading town to a Mediterranean island nation, these overlooked outposts are worth a look.<p>With each welcoming more than 50 million international visitors each year, France, the United States and China dominate the list of most popular countries for travellers. But are the …

European Travel

World's strangest restaurants

8 national parks that are perfect for spring trips

We've handpicked the 15 best national parks for springtime revelry, from Tennessee to Alaska to California. Now it's your turn to start planning a trip.

How Drug Warriors Helped to Fuel the Opioid Epidemic

Even today, many feel better about Americans taking “medical heroin” than medical marijuana.<p>Despite almost 50 years of the drug war—a policy that creates black markets, enriches drug cartels, and fuels killing zones in scores of cities, even as it causes the United States to cage more human beings …

The lesser-known way to Machu Picchu

With Peru’s more famous Inca Trail becoming increasingly overrun, the lesser-known Salkantay Trek is quickly gaining a reputation as both a less-crowded and more strenuous alternative.

South America

Does The 7 Minute Workout work?

Me doing The 7-Minute Workout in Business Insider's office.Business Insider/Erin Brodwin<p>When we first heard about The 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises to grant you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, we thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, …

5 Things I Learned From a 50-Day Meditation Streak

<i>My 50-day meditation streak, happily quantified by the Calm app.</i><p><b>Like so many of us, I'm an overthinker.</b> My mind whirrs mercilessly, day and night. Therefore, for years I've been saying, "I really should start meditating." I "knew" it would benefit me, but the thought of trying to get rid of my …

How The Language You Speak Changes Your View Of The World

Bilinguals get all the perks. Better job prospects, a cognitive boost and even protection against dementia. Now new research shows that they can also …

Science Is a Good Substitute for God

Religious believers tend to be happier than non-religious folk, according to a long line of psychological research. Scientists have suggested several …

Psychology

Sleep Suppresses Brain Rebalancing

<b>Why humans and other animals sleep is one of the remaining deep mysteries of physiology. One prominent theory in neuroscience is that sleep is when</b> …

Neuroscience

Understanding And Overcoming Anxiety

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, an estimated 40 million American adults suffer from anxiety disorders. Only about one-third of those suffering from an anxiety disorder receive treatment, even though the disorders are highly treatable.<p>Six years ago, I was diagnosed …

Mental Disorders

5 weird signs you're vitamin deficient

When your body is trying to tell you something— for example, that you're skimping on critical vitamins— it may go to some strange lengths. "With today's diet of processed foods, it's easy to become vitamin deficient, either by not eating enough of the right foods or not absorbing them properly due …